David Dreyer is a Solutions Principal for manufacturing in SAP's NA Center of Excellence, after ten years in IT leadership capacities with Harley-Davidson Motor Company. Most recently David served as ERP Design Lead in Harley-Davidson's Center of Excellence, focused on strategic manufacturing applications and integration. Prior, he was responsible for the manufacturing applications R&D team and deployment of enterprise-wide Visual Manufacturing systems. He began his career in public accounting as a CPA, successfully managed the turnaround of a technology start-up, then moved into consulting for IT innovation over the next 10 years, including an engagement with Harley-Davidson that led to his role there. Today, he serves as a thought leader and catalyst for change to manufacturing customers who need to embrace the implications of the digital economy for their business, and transform both their thinking and approach to successfully adopt the digital manufacturing mandate.